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Chocolate Cafe - Downtown South Bend

122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
+1 574-287-0725
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (4 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I were staying in South Bend for one night and wanted to try a new cafe. We both liked the name and when we walked in the atmosphere was different and the food options looked good. There were 2 employees behind the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marti M
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We visited the Chocolate Cafe twice during our weekend stay in South Bend. They are open rather late, so after arriving at the Courtyard around 10:30pm, we walked over there for some yummy hot chocolate and muffins. We returned the next morning for coffee and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tampatravelfamily
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We busted in at 11:45pm because we needed to warm up after the football game!! The Hot Chocolate was delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SCMDJKWhite
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Get there early to enjoy a quiet breakfast by the fireplace. Lots of coffee choices--our expressos were excellent--and a limited but good breakfast menu with egg bagel sandwiches, fresh pastries, cakes and of course, chocolate goodies galore. Check the South Bend visitor center for a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank theoccasionaltourist
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is definitely a good place to meet and catch up with friends. Food and drinks are fine, but overpriced for the quality.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Navigator718387
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We went there for an after dinner dessert. I hadn't been to the Chocolate factory for more than 30 years and was unprepared for this REALLY nice cafe in downtown South Bend. Any candy lover will be in sweet heaven here as along with many...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We walked along the river to our destination of coffee on the outdoor patio. We got our coffee inside and went out to the patio. There was only one other family out there, but the chairs were all moved around blocking our way to a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Georganne L
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We enjoyed ordering ice cream treats and having yummy desserts. When we ordered a burger, there were none. It was for lunch, so how do you run out of burgers?

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank flstpete
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Courtyard and just wanted a quick bite before heading over to the conference center. This is right next to the Courtyard. Breakfast sandwiches are only $4.95 and include your choice of breakfast meat, cheese, egg and bagel choice. Best breakfast sandwich...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ruby134
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited last evening for dinner as it was close to the Morris. The food was just ok. It was nothing to write home about. I havent given many 3 star reviews and that is all I would give this establishment. The ordering of food...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ben P
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March 27, 2018|
Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
There is a menu online. Go to the website, click on the location and then click on their menu. We did lunch there, it seemed like breakfast was very basic. You can always walk directly across the street to Peggs for a lot... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 S Michigan St, South Bend, IN 46601-1926 (Formerly Ben's Soft Pretzels)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-287-0725
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